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Title:
Borka : the adventures of a goose with no feathers
Author:
Burningham, John, author, illustrator.
Edition:
First Candlewick Press edition.

[55th Anniversary Edition].
Publication Information:
Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2018.

©1963
Physical Description:
32 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary:
"Mr. and Mrs. Plumpster are delighted when their six eggs hatch into adorable baby goslings. But one has them worried: Borka, who was born without feathers. The doctor encourages Mrs. Plumpster to knit Borka a fuzzy sweater, but while it helps keep out the cold, it doesn't keep all the other young geese from teasing Borka --until, come migration day, her siblings fly off without her. What is the tearful goose to do? In a brand-new edition of his debut book for children --awarded a prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 1963 --the incomparable John Burningham turns a sad beginning into a whimsical tale of pluck and serendipity, kindness and kindred spirits, as he celebrates the rare birds among us."--publisher's description.
General Note:
Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK, a Penguin Random House Company.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781536200409
Format :
Manuscript

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